Sublet

critic Reviews

, 88% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Thoughtful and well-acted, Sublet tenderly depicts a romance that reaches across the generation gap -- and into the viewer's heart.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Randy MyersSan Jose Mercury News
    There's a raw and honest intimacy that's heartbreaking to behold and unique. The two leads are fantastic.
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    Tim CogshellFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    A fairly obvious but otherwise effective light drama.
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    Thelma AdamsAARP Movies for Grownups
    With a light touch and charm to burn, Sublet gently builds to the point where both men experience a deep emotional shift -- and, together, achieve that wonderful exhortation from E. M. Forster's Howards End: "Only connect."
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    Peter SobczynskiRogerEbert.com
    It isn't bad, per se, but I just never felt the emotional impact it's clearly hoping to achieve.
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    Gary GoldsteinLos Angeles Times
    It's an evocative film that creeps up on you in unpredictably tender ways, so prepare to shed a tear or two - or three.
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    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal
    It's a gentle, often funny meditation on advancing age and the fragile joys of youth.
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    Dennis Harvey48 Hills
    Sunny, seriocomic Sublet is an easy-enough watch, but it struck me as a little vapid.
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    Todd JorgensonCinemalogue
    ... captures its working-class setting through the eyes of its richly textured characters, while the screenplay effectively weaves humor into an exploration of isolation and grief.
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    André HerefordMetro Weekly (Washington, DC)
    So subtle is the romantic feeling in the Tel Aviv-set gay drama Sublet, that you might not feel a thing.
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    Robin CliffordReeling Reviews
    The story of two people surmounting the generation gap between them has been done for many, many years...Here, there is a nice chemistry between Michael and Tomer as they both learn and grow in their brief time together.
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